The use of self Reiki for stress reduction and relaxation

The use of self Reiki for stress reduction and relaxation DATE 2015 AUTHORS Bukowski EL REFERENCE Journal of Integrative Medicine; 13(5); 336-340 METHODOLOGY N=32 students taught Reiki level 1, agreed to give self-Reiki twice a week for 20 weeks. Questionnaires used...

Effects of Reiki on heart rate variability

Immediate effects of Reiki on heart rate variability, cortisol levels and body temperature in health care professionals with burnout DATE 2011 AUTHORS DiazRodriguez L, ArroyoMorales M, Fernandezde-las-Penas C, Garcia Lafuente F, Garcia-Royo C, TomasRojas I. REFERENCE...

Efficacy of Reiki at benefitting mood and well-being

A randomised controlled, single-blind trial of the efficacy of Reiki at benefitting mood and well-being DATE 2011 AUTHORS Bowden D, Goddard L, Gruzelier J REFERENCE Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2011: Vol 2011; Article ID: 381862...

Nurses Diagnosed with Burnout Syndrome

The application of Reiki in nurses diagnosed with Burnout Syndrome has beneficial effects on concentration of salivary IgA and blood pressure DATE 2011 AUTHORS DiazRodriguez L, ArroyoMorales M,CantareroVillanueva C, Polley M and Fernandezde-las-Penas C. REFERENCE Rev....

Massage and Reiki to reduce stress and anxiety

Massage and Reiki to reduce stress and anxiety DATE 2016 AUTHORS Kurebayashi LFS, Turrini RNT, Souza TPB, Takiguchi RS, Kuba G, Nagumo MT REFERENCE Rev Latino- Am Enfermagem; 24: e2834 Published online 2016 Nov 28. doi: 10.1590/1518-8345.1614.2834 http://www.scielo.br...

Nurses lived experience of Reiki for self care

Nurses lived experience of Reiki for self care DATE 2009 AUTHOR Vitale A REFERENCE Holistic Nursing Practice, 2009; Vol 23(no 3): 129-141 METHODOLOGY Qualitative: Phenomenology N=11 sample size : 252 statements analysed Inclusion criteria: Nurses who were Reiki...

Integrated Healthcare Collaborative

THE UK REIKI FEDERATION BECOMES FOUNDER MEMBER OF THE INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE COLLABORATIVE The UK Reiki Federation has become one of the founder members of the Integrated Healthcare Collaborative (IHC), which is a collection of leading organisations within...

Balens Insurance during Covid-19

Dear Client We appreciate and share the very real concerns about the impact of the Covid-19 virus, like all other businesses we are in uncharted waters. Balens have worked closely with the UK Reiki Federation to ensure we are providing as much support and guidance to...

Assistance for self-employed complementary healthcare workers

The UK Reiki Federation is part of the new Integrated Healthcare Collaborative (IHC) which is a collection of 21 leading organisations representing complementary, traditional and natural healthcare in the UK.  At a recent online meeting it was discussed that the...

CNHC NEWS – APRIL UPDATE

The COVID-19 outbreak presents an unprecedented challenge on a global scale. CNHC’s key priority at this difficult time is to support our Registrants. Registrants will have received email updates with the latest advice and signposting to useful resources, and we will...

Teaching/Learning Reiki Online

Discussions have been taking place with the Reiki Council member organisations and Balens Insurance with regard to teaching Reiki online and giving distant attunements. The statement released by the Reiki Council on 29th March 2020 can be read here and is noted below:...

Covid-19 (Coronavirus): Advice to CNHC Registrants

On Monday 23 March the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced stricter measures to help to prevent the continuing spread of coronavirus. We must all stay at home and only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)....

Important Statement From The CNHC

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT STATEMENT FROM THE CNHC As you appreciate, we are in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis. We have previously issued advice to our Registrants signposting Government and PHE guidance and have also issued a joint statement as...

Worldwide Collective Distance Healing Session

Thursday night’s intention was absolutely incredible, we literally had thousands of participants sending healing from each continent of our wonderful planet. As a result, we are arranging to do this again on Sunday 29th March at 8pm. If you would like to also...

COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) – Advice for Reiki Practitioners

UPDATED 25/03/20 These are very difficult times for everyone and I just wanted to make sure our advice is as up to date as possible. I will start with Reiki Shares and would advise all that all Reiki Shares are cancelled for the forseeable future. The allotted time...

Annual General Meeting *postponed

Due to the social distancing restrictions now in place, our AGM is now postponed for the 24th April. However, we are looking at an online version and will be sending out details in due course. It’s when we start working together that the real healing takes place...

Vote for the Management Committee 2020-2021

Nominations for election to the Management Committee have now been received and full details on candidates are given below. No further nominations may now be made for elections for the current year. Voting for election to the Management Committee will take place at...

CNHC News – February Update

Sugar Awareness Week blog post We marked Sugar Awareness Week in January with a blog post from Nathalie Gudgeon, a CHNC Local Champions and Nutritional Therapist. Nathalie offered tips on cutting down on children’s sugar intake. Read the blog post here. An opportunity...

CNHC News – January Update

Welcome to the first news update of the year, and indeed the decade! I wish you all a very happy New Year. As January is traditionally a time for making resolutions and setting goals for the coming year, I would encourage you to ‘Stand Up for Standards’ as...

2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

We warmly invite you to the 2020 UK Reiki Federation Annual Conference Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September 2020 from 1700-2100hrs and Sunday 27 September 2020 from 1000-1600hrs via ZOOM FREE TO UK REIKI FEDERATION MEMBERS Non-members £15 (which can be deducted...

CNHC News – December 2019

Well the nights are most definitely drawing in as we approach the shortest day of the year and I have no doubt that thoughts will be moving towards some sort of time away from work in the coming weeks. Our Chief Executive, Margaret Coats, was very pleased to have met...

UK Reiki Fed News Update

Hello Everyone We are so excited to tell you that myself, as Acting Chair, Jon Matson-Higgins, as Acting Vice Chair and the Management Committee are upgrading and changing so many things for the good of the UK Reiki Federation.  The last four weeks have been and...

I RAN FOR ANIMAL REIKI – A BIG THANK YOU

You may have read the blog last month about my plans to run the Sheffield City 10k on October 13th for the UK Reiki Federation, to raise funds towards setting up an Animal Reiki Research project. We are not aware of anyone having compiled studies measuring the effects...

CNHC News – September 2019

Updates to the CNHC Code of Conduct, Ethics and Performance Following newly published guidance and briefing notes for CNHC registrants, the CNHC Board has agreed several updates to the Code of Conduct, Ethics and Performance. The updates are included in sections E3,...

Run for Animal Reiki

10K Run to Raise Funds for Animal Reiki Research Project I am the UK Reiki Federation Animal Reiki Coordinator and I am passionate about raising awareness and support for the benefits that Reiki can offer to animals, also driving training standards and the...

CNHC News – August 2019

CNHC registrant develops NHS funded complementary therapy service and social prescribing programme Teresa Meekings, CNHC registered for Reflexology, Reiki and Massage Therapy, has written our latest blog. She has developed a successful and fully funded complementary...

CNHC News – July 2019

CNHC is seeking two new members to join their Board CNHC is currently recruiting to fill two vacancies on their Board. Positions are available for one registrant and one lay member. The role of the CNHC Board is to oversee their continuing development as the...

CNHC News – June 2019

Collecting Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) The latest edition of Massage World includes an article from the CNHC Chief Executive and Registrar, Margaret Coats. She discusses the Charity Commission Consultation outcome earlier this year and what the use of...

The UK Reiki Federation at the Holistic Health Show

The Holistic Health Show in Birmingham As there are so many aspects to holistic health, there are inevitably many approaches and many therapies, which work to bring people this all-round and balanced state of health: physical, mental and spiritual. Among these, Reiki...

CNHC News – May 2019

CNHC PSB election results for Massage Therapy and Nutritional Therapy The deadline for receipt of election statements for the Massage Therapy and Nutritional Therapy Profession Specific Board (PSB) was on 2 May 2019.For Massage Therapy CNHC received three election...

CNHC News – April 2019

CAMSTRAND 2019 abstract deadline The Research Council for Complementary Medicine (RCCM) have announced the details for CAMSTRAND 2019 Conference: ‘Working with others and Collaboration in Research”. The conference will be taking place on Monday 1st and...

April 2019 is officially National Stress Awareness month

‘Just for today I will not worry’ In response to this difficult yet important issue, the UK Reiki Federation will be publishing information on promoting the importance of positive mental health and ways in which to avoid stress becoming a problem. It will...

Radio Interview with Our Chair Annie Harrington

Our chair Annie Harrington was recently interviewed by host Gillian Hughes on Castledown FM Radio sharing about the benefits of Reiki in general and the work of the UK Reiki Federation in particular. You can listen to the full interview here:...

CNHC News – March 2019

Change to CNHC’s CPD Policy On 25 February 2019, CNHC emailed all registrants to inform them of an update to their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Policy. This update was agreed at the CNHC Board meeting last month. The requirement for 5 hours general...

CNHC News – February 2019

NHS Long Term Plan set to increase social prescribing The recently published NHS Long Term Plan sets out a direction for the NHS in England over the next 10 years. A cornerstone of the plan is to give people greater control over their own health which includes plans...

CNHC News – January 2019

Get Ready For The 2019 RSPH Awards The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Health & Wellbeing Awards is now open to register your interest. The Health & Wellbeing Awards is the UK’s premier awards scheme for promoting health and wellbeing and is widely...

CNHC News – December 2018

CNHC initiates article featured in NHS GP Bulletin CNHC approached the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) to draft an article for the NHS General Practice (GP) Bulletin. The NHS GP Bulletin was relaunched this autumn and is distributed by email once a month. It...

Sold Out – Annual General Meeting & Festival 2019

We are delighted that this year so many of you have decided to come to the AGM & Festival in beautiful Scotland. We are looking forward to celebrating the 20th anniversary of the UK Reiki Federation with you. It will be a day of meeting like minded members,...

CNHC News – November 2018

NHS Employers support Accredited Registers Did you know that NHS Employers support the Accredited Register scheme? They encourage employers within the NHS to take every opportunity to raise the profile of the type of accredited registers available to staff as part of...

CNHC News – October 2018

Stoptober is back The Public Health England and NHS Stoptober campaign is back from 1st October. CNHC is encouraging registrants and other complementary therapy practitioners to support this public health initiative by making patients aware of the variety of services...

CNHC News – September 2018

King’s College Research Project A project aiming to understand what happens during Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) consultations is being undertaken as part of a PhD project at King’s College London. This project contributes to King’s...

New! Discounts Exclusive to Members

New Member Benefit This year, the Management Committee decided to work on widening the number of benefits for our members. The idea is to find a pool of businesses which would provide discounts to our members. The services and products can be both business related and...

CNHC News & Notices August 2018

Reiki Profession Specific Board Election The election process for the Reiki Profession Specific Board (PSB) will begin on Monday 1 October 2018. PSB members are elected by registrants in order to give CNHC registered practitioners a direct say in who will act as...

CNHC News & Notices July 2018

The launch of the first NHS Natural Health School Last month the NHS Natural Health School opened its doors at the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre in Harrogate. The school is the first of its kind and was created in response to complementary therapy services...

REIKI: What’s it all about?

Should I try it? What will it do for me? Reiki is a beautifully simple yet deeply profound Japanese method for self-development and healing. Reiki means “spiritual energy” – REI, meaning spiritual and KI, meaning energy It was founded by Mikao Usui in Japan in the...

Reiki in Hospitals

I have been very fortunate to join the Full Circle Fund Therapies team offering Reiki to support very sick children and adults, their carers and staff in areas of critical need at St George’s Hospital, SW London. The training has been delivered from a clinical...

Reiki for Animals – Yorkshire Cat Rescue

Yorkshire Cat Rescue is a forward-looking rescue centre with the owner and management appreciating the value of Reiki and the benefit that it can offer to the cats in their care. A manager from Yorkshire Cat Rescue approached Friends Of Baxter and asked if Reiki could...

Reiki in Schools

There is an exciting collaboration with Cranmer Primary School following conversations with the Headteacher (herself a Reiki Master Practitioner) about well-being of staff and staff retention. Currently six teaching professionals have been trained to Reiki level 1,...

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